From ‘Tasteless’ to ‘Best Show Ever,’ Prime Video’s ‘Hazbin Hotel’ Leaves Viewers Divided

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Directed by Vivienne Medrano, “Hazbin Hotel” is a unique take on adult animation with a heavy dose of dark comedy. The ten-part series is a musical ride set against a backdrop of hell.

The series pilot debuted on YouTube in 2019 and was picked up by Prime Video for release as an eight-part series.

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“Hazbin Hotel” chronicles the journey of Lucifier’s daughter, Charlie Morningstar, as she attempts to help murdered souls get a ticket to heaven.

Characters in the series are voiced by Vivienne Medrano, Adam Neylan, Dave Capdevielle and Kendraw Cook, among others.

Viewers praise Vivienne Medrano’s sincere efforts for “Hazbin Hotel”

Luca informs of the death of Angel in season 1 of
A still from Season 1 of “Hazbin Hotel” (Prime Video)

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The first four episodes of “Hazbin Hotel” have already been released to mixed reviews. While the production team is praised for their sincere efforts, viewers criticize the adult animation’s overly suggestive sexual content.

Viewers are hailing Medrano’s sincere attempt to bring the series to life as one of the best shows of all time!!!! #vivziepop #hazbinHote.”

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ATTENTION ALL HAZBIN AND HELLUVA FANS! Big applause for Woman of the Year @VivziePop and everyone who worked on @HazbinHotel and made it the best show ever!!!! #vivziepop #hazbinHotel https://t.co/3IDasGeYlH pic.twitter.com/AqA0GnyVPG

– Chandler J. (COMMISSIONS CLOSED) (@Channy814) January 12, 2024


Raving about Sir Pentious and the whole episode, it blew my mind!!! And I get such a thrill when people go to a live concert. And in the second episode, I love the song that Alastor and Vox sing, what’s it called… an acoustic duel? Anyway, I really liked it.”


mister pentious is my favorite idiot in the hazbin rn hotel
every time he appears these are the best moments pic.twitter.com/cEmrfdFiZ6

– Maldrix (@ItsMaldrix) January 20, 2024



Adam’s song is my favorite of the whole episode, it blew me away!!! And I get such a thrill when people go to a live concert.
And in the second episode, I love the song that Alastor and Vox sing, what’s it called… an acoustic duel? Anyway, I really liked it.

– IDENTITY (@Tensolis) January 13, 2024


Another user called the series the best anime series in a long time and said, “I watched all 4 episodes of #HazbinHotel and I’m f*****g impressed! I honestly mean it! This series is awesome. I was “I’m not sure, I’m a #HelluvaBoss fan after all, so I wasn’t as thrilled. But after watching it, I have to say that it’s one of the best anime I’ve watched in a long time.


I watched #HazbinHotel
All 4 episodes and I’m fucking impressed! I’m serious! This show is awesome. I wasn’t sure, I’m a #HelluvaBoss fan after all, so I wasn’t as thrilled. But after watching it I have to say it’s one of the best anime I’ve watched in a long time pic.twitter.com/oVSaTGTf3E

— Bramble_Rose (@BrambleBeeRose) January 19, 2024


‘Hazbin Hotel’ Episode 4 Gets Mixed Reactions for Depicting Sexual Assault

A still from Season 1 of “Hazbin Hotel” (Prime Video)
A still from Season 1 of “Hazbin Hotel” (Prime Video)

Although the overall reception of “Hazbin Hotel” was positive, episode 4 caused controversy among viewers. This particular episode features a song dealing with sexual assault, and opinions on its depiction vary widely. While some praise the series for handling this sensitive subject with empathy and giving survivors a voice, others criticize it for incorporating humor into such a serious subject.

Speaking of the same thing, EVERYTHING! this episode just exhausted me,” while another said: “So I decided to watch #HazbinHotel. Which means I also saw episode 4. And the Poison scene. A vile and disgusting and tactless way to show SA. Like this shit is horrible. The fact that Viv made JOKES about Angel’s abuse, and the fact that she hired a fucking proshipper to-.


In no case, with or without context for Hazbin Hotel Episode 4
Vivziepop always put SA into this, not only was Angel beaten and SAed, but they glorified and downplayed it, EVERYTHING!

this episode just exhausted me https://t.co/yZyCaGCbNE

— ╰┈➤ 𝘿 𝘼 𝙉 𝙏 𝙀 🇵🇸||🇲🇽 ・❥・ (@SEVILeviathan) January 19, 2024



So I decided to watch #HazbinHotel. Which means I also saw episode 4. And the Poison scene. What a fucking vile and disgusting way to show SA. Like this shit is horrible. The fact that Viv made JOKES about Angel’s abuse, and the fact that she hired a fucking proshipper to…

— susmogus (@Gayschlatt32) January 19, 2024


One user commented: “Cw/Sa, Hazbin Hotel I just saw little clips of episode 4 and what the hell is this. It’s so tasteless and disrespectful to cover such a heavy topic and disturbing with a shitty pop song. They could have used music and made it dark (1/?).”


Cw/ Sa, Hazbin Hotel

I just saw little clips of episode 4 and what the fuck. It’s so tasteless and disrespectful to address such a heavy and disturbing topic with a shitty pop song. They could have used music and made it dark (1/?)

– Mittens🌙 (@Vi_s_Spellbook) January 19, 2024


However, some netizens also praised the way the series handled sensitive topics, as one user wrote: “Okay, Hazbin Hotel episode 4 made me absolutely LOVE Angel Dust, it’s now my favorite character <333. The way this episode handled the abuse elements was amazing and made me feel seen (even though I was never sexually abused, I was mistreated) and I I'm so happy this series exists."


Okay, episode 4 of Hazbin Hotel made me absolutely LOVE Angel Dust, he is now my favorite character <333
The way this episode handled the abuse elements was amazing and made me feel seen (even though I was never SA, I was abused) and I’m so happy this series exists pic. twitter.com/kqbVz1Po7h

— Morgan (@weaselwaffles) January 19, 2024


Another commented: “I just watched all the episodes of Hazbin Hotels and I just want to say the F*****G MUSIC IS AMAZING too, fuck everyone who said episode 4 was going to glorify Angels SA because it wasn’t. , it’s still a bit graphic but it certainly doesn’t glamorize it. #HazbinHotel.”


I just watched every episode of Hazbin Hotels and I just want to say the FUCKING MUSIC IS AMAZING too, damn everyone who said episode 4 was going to glorify Angels SA because it wasn’t, it is still a bit graphic but it’s definitely not. glamorize it. #HazbinHotel pic.twitter.com/fyHwRakYBG

– UltraVibez (@guy_poptart) January 19, 2024


What is the plot of “Hotel Hanzbin”?

The story revolves around the Princess of Hell, Charlie Morningstar’s attempt to offer a chance at salvation to sinners who are being eradicated as Hell’s population reaches its peak.

Charlie, accompanied by her team, Vaggie, and one of her test subjects, Angel Dust, opens the door to her hotel, “Happy Hotel”.

The series further explores Charlie’s fervent efforts to rehabilitate as many sinners as possible so that they can get a ticket to heaven.

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